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Braille Awareness Day – my life with braille
Guest blogger Sarah Matthews writes about her experience of learning braille as an adult, and the useful role it plays in her life.
Stairs and visual perception
Jonathan Ward has a long and eventful history with stairs, and has found that wearing a mask has complicated things further.
International Day for People with Disabilities
For International Day for People with Disabilities, London Vision has put together some ideas for engaging with disability rights around the world.
The joy of listening to the spoken word
Want to start listening to audiobooks but don't know where to start or which providers to choose? Jonathan Ward has been listening to audio books since the 70s - let him point you in the right direction!
Step free access on the Transport for London network
Transport for London is hosting a consultation on step free access: tell us why step free is important to you and which stations need to be prioritised.
Tips for travelling abroad when you’re visually impaired
Thinking of going on holiday? Check out these tips and advice on travelling abroad when living with a visual impairment.
Managing Sight Loss sessions helped me learn new skills
Robin Davies explains how London Vision's online Managing Sight Loss sessions helped him learn new skills for living with sight loss.
Access refusal: a problem that’s not going away
Bhavini pursued legal action for one of her most recent access refusals - the day it was settled, she experienced two more refusals. We are calling on sight loss sector organisations to pressure the government to make all access refusals illegal.
London Sight Loss Council – June highlights
Check out what the London Sight Loss was up to in June - with highlights from National Volunteers' Week and engaging with London's e-scooter operators.
Which inbuilt accessibility features are better: iPhone or Android?
In time for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we've reviewed the inbuilt accessibility features of Android and iPhone smartphones.